1. Anushka denies wedding rumours with Virat Kohli
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-24 at 11:16:30

    The ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ actress’s representative has released a statement saying there is no truth to the story.

    50095 Shares
    544 shares and 49550 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. Now, ‘rice bucket challenge’ goes viral
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-24 at 01:06:30

    Hyderabad-based Manju Latha Kalanidhi devises local version of ‘rice bucket challenge’ on Facebook to assist donors who want to help poor

    3958 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 443 retweets and 35 favorites
    1029 shares and 2307 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    35 shares on LinkedIn

  3. National shooter tortured, kept in captivity by husband for not converting
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 15:22:34

    Police have filed an FIR and investigation is on.

    3898 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 3750 retweets and 26 favorites
    17 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  4. Dr Manmohan Singh ran away from his responsibilities as PM, alleges ex-CAG Vinod Rai
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 09:56:40

    Vinod Rai said, "The book will have details of how the ex-PM succumbed to what he himself once described as ‘compulsions of coalition politics’.

    1764 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1536 retweets and 21 favorites
    59 shares and 46 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets 25 BSF posts in J&K
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 07:54:38

    The Pakistan rangers today continued to use long range weapons to target the Border Security Force (BSF) posts and villages in RS Pura and Arnia sectors near the international border in Jammu district, police said.

    952 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 701 retweets and 40 favorites
    84 shares and 25 likes on Facebook

  6. Malaysia Airlines Jet Turns Back Due to ‘Pressure’ Woes
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 08:56:42

    A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to turn back due to pressure problems inside the aircraft after being in the air for almost an hour, a top aviation watchdog official said on Sunday.

    733 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 602 retweets and 29 favorites
    9 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. New liquor policy likely to benefit criminal networks in Kerala
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-24 at 05:18:59

    The State government’s decision to drastically reduce the availability of liquor regardless of domestic demand has raised the spectre of the ascendancy of criminal networks, poised to benefit from…

    667 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 571 retweets and 19 favorites
    13 shares and 13 likes on Facebook

  8. Black money: Indian agencies get Swiss banks’ data of hoarders
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 16:54:35

    Over 100 such account holders, spread in cities across India, agreed to a new mechanism which helped India crack some of the tough cases of black money and illicit funds stashed abroad.

    662 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 531 retweets and 17 favorites
    28 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  9. Congress slams Vinod Rai’s ‘sensationalism’, BJP asks ex-CAG to reveal names
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 13:22:59

    Rai was perhaps "saving these little nuggets of sensationalism for what is a post-retirement pension plan these days", Cong leader Manish Tewari said.

    538 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 312 retweets and 24 favorites
    73 shares and 17 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones

  10. Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan resigns in protest against transfer to Mizoram
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 15:37:25

    K Sankaranarayanan, who was transferred to Mizoram by the NDA government late on Saturday night, resigned today, refusing to take charge of his new assignment.

    535 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 361 retweets and 12 favorites
    49 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  11. Indian Mujahideen men used social networking sites for communication, Delhi Police say
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 10:34:17

    The police also claimed that the group was "often using proxy IPs" and installing proxy software in computers to hide its actual locations.

    530 Shares
    98 twitter shares, 356 retweets and 20 favorites
    30 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 14 plus ones and 3 reshares

  12. Will resign if transferred to Mizoram, Maharashtra governor Sankaranarayanan says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 12:09:38

    "I have not yet received the official warrant, but I will not stick to the position bearing the disgrace (of being transferred to Mizoram)," Sankaranarayanan told TOI.

    411 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 180 retweets and 34 favorites
    69 shares and 27 likes on Facebook

  13. ITC is India’s Most Admired Company, Says Fortune
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 16:22:10

    In the latest list for the year 2014, ITC is followed by engineering and infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T), another FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever, carmaker Maruti Suzuki and public sector b…

    410 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 262 retweets and 12 favorites
    29 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  14. South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 08:23:05

    The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him.

    381 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 338 retweets and 1 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Imran Khan wants to marry in ‘Naya Pakistan’
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 14:16:26

    Khan still has kept himself fit and is considered very popular among women.

    364 Shares
    24 twitter shares, 308 retweets and 26 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  16. Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in J&K
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 13:48:17

    An Army soldier was killed in an encounter with militants near the line of control in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

    363 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 203 retweets and 28 favorites
    32 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Shiv Sena MLA Gholap banned from contesting polls
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 06:59:16

    Senior Shiv Sena leader and Deolali MLA Babanrao Gholap has been banned life-long from contesting any election after he was convicted in a disproportionate assets case.

    337 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 244 retweets and 35 favorites
    15 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  18. Maharashtra Governor transferred to Mizoram
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-24 at 12:04:28

    Sankaranarayanan takes over the post after it fell vacant following the sacking of Kamla Beniwal, who had a long-standing dispute with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was the Gujarat chief minister.

    307 Shares
    25 shares and 277 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  19. Intex to launch sub-Rs 2000 Firefox smartphone on August 25
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 09:50:58

    The Firefox phone from Intex is expected to come with a 3.5-inch display, 2 megapixel camera and a 1GHz processor.

    306 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 82 retweets and 8 favorites
    22 shares and 140 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. ‘Modi Effect’ Gets Delhi Working, but Reforms Prove Elusive
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 11:39:56

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up India’s ruling elite in his first 100 days since taking power, but has so far struggled to deliver the bold reforms needed to kick-start the economy.

    299 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 112 retweets and 21 favorites
    51 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

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